Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

New Galloway Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NEW GALLOWAY REEL (R4x32) 4C Set Tony Lambert Ardbrae 50 Years
1- 8 1s lead down middle and back, finishing facing out
9-12 1M followed by 2M, 3M and 4M also 1L followed by 2L, 3L and 4L, cast behind lines to bottom of set
13-16 Each couple in turn crosses (Lady in front of Man) to opposite side and dances up. (1)(2)(3)(4)
17-24 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), 1s cross LH, cast to 4th place (3s+4s step up)
25-32 All dance down middle nearer hands joined (3 steps) Ladies dance under partners' arms (bars 28-29) and all dance back up to own sides. 2341

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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